Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

On a recent Holland-American cruise, old-fashioned bread pudding was one of the staples of the dessert buffet. It was much more popular than other exotic offerings.. This is my approximation of their recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lavishly butter the bread slices on one side and cut in half.
  2. Layer the bread, butter side down, in an ungreased baking dish sprinkling the dried fruit between layers (if using) Combine eggs and sugars and beat, gradually adding milk.
  3. Stir in vanilla, nutmeg and salt.
  4. Pour over the bread placing a plate on top to prevent the bread from floating.
  5. Cover and let stand in the refrigerator for several hours.
  6. Bake, covered, in 350 F oven for 1/2 hour and then uncover and bake 1/2 hour longer.
  7. Serve warm with any fruit sauce or vanilla ice cream.

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